borrow pit

noun

Definition of borrow pit

: an excavated area where material has been dug for use as fill at another location

First Known Use of borrow pit

1863, in the meaning defined above

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“Borrow pit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/borrow%20pit. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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